La Primitiva

La Primitiva is a very old Spanish lottery as its game history dates back to 1762. After a century's absence, this Spanish lottery was re-launched in 1985, giving La Primitiva a new six from 49 lottery matrix. La Primitiva draws are held twice a week on a Thursday and Saturday in Madrid, Spain and the lottery balls are drawn at random from a machine which is referred to as a ‘bombo’ in Spain.

Players in the La Primitiva have to select six numbers from a range of 1 – 49 and all six of these numbers need to be matched in order to win the top prize. When playing the La Primitiva players can opt to either play in a single draw or opt to play in both draws. By purchasing their lottery tickets between Sunday and Thursday players will participate in the Thursday night draw then for tickets bought from on a Friday or Saturday players will be entered into the Saturday night draw. However, players that wish to play in both of the draw’s need to select that option when buying their tickets.

La Primitiva Prizes

In every draw in this Spanish lottery there are numerous prizes available. A certain percentage of the proceeds from the sales of tickets in the La Primitiva are dedicated to the La Primitiva prizes and the different prizes along with the odds of winning are displayed in the table below.

Prize Level Matches Odds
1st Match 6 main numbers 1 in 13,983,816
2nd Match 5 main numbers + supplementary number 1 in 2,330,000
3rd Match 5 main numbers 1 in 54,201
4th Match 4 main numbers 1 in 1,032
5th Match 3 main numbers 1 in 57
Reintegro Match ticket's Reintegro number 1 in 10

Even though the La Primitiva is a Spanish lottery, anyone can participate in this lottery by purchasing their lottery tickets online. By using the online lottery concierge service this allows people to not only participate in the La Primitiva but also numerous other European lotteries. Buying your lottery tickets online is easy, safe and secure and it means that any winnings made will be deposited directly into your account. All you need to do is click the banner link, enter the numbers you wish to play the La Primitiva lottery with then you will receive an email confirming your lottery ticket purchase.